Nancy Ellen Crossland Poems

My life has been filled with blessings and self discoveries. My first book has been published: "Within These Branches: Poetry of Life and Nature". Would never have dreamed it could happen. I am in process of another book of poetry and a novel. It is never too late! I have a wonderful family: husband, 2 sons 2 daughters and 4 beautiful grandchildren. Poetry has always been a great interest to me since I was a teenager. I am so thankful for this website, where creativity abounds. I feel energized and passionate about writing and anticipate the unique poems I read. Poetry is forever around us in countless forms. I also enjoy various types of music and play the piano. I particularly enjoy the beauty and magic of nature.

Poem TitleViewsResponsesVotesPointsAddedLast ViewCategories
PLEA TO A HIPPIE3587243119/13/20081/7/2020Narrative - Ode
BEYOND THE SUNSET35298285/13/20101/17/2020Free Verse - Metaphor
YOUR OWN WAY34151031210/22/20081/16/2020Son - Love
YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW3398174148/3/20101/13/2020Good Bye - Nature
THE COLOR OF MIDNIGHT3377113133/5/20111/18/2020Narrative - Onomatopoeia
BEHIND VIOLET EYES *"A Tribute"3367194179/7/20091/16/2020Narrative - Biography
KINGDOM OF ICE33212141611/14/20081/13/2020Narrative - Winter
SONNET TO THE WOODS3176193151/23/20121/12/2020Nature - Sonnets
REMEMBER3057254181/20/20091/16/2020Life - Metaphor
IN THE TWILIGHT OF DREAMS3019303131/6/20091/10/2020Life - Sonnets
A Daughter's First Love301762910/15/20081/7/2020Daughters - First Love
WITHIN MY HEART300912143/28/20091/7/2020Daughters - Free Verse
THE VISITOR29611041311/17/20081/7/2020Not Categorized - Narrative
REFLECTIONS ON A SIX YEAR OLD29389262/18/20101/13/2020Family - Love
GOODBYE BUTTERFLY29184119/9/20101/11/2020Nature - Season
SECOND TIME AROUND288112111/8/20111/14/2020Life - Love, Romantic, Weddings, Romance, I love you
BUTTERFLY KISSES AND DIMPLES28165118/14/20101/13/2020Baby, babies, infants - A Mother's Love
SUMMERS IN LAKE TAHOE28157155/7/20091/16/2020Free Verse - Nature
FIRST BORN - TO JENNIFER2798171211/30/20101/8/2020Daughters - Birthday Love
FAITHFUL FRIEND276116285/26/20101/11/2020Dogs - Friendship, Best Friend, Friend
Man on the Street27501852311/5/20081/7/2020Life - Narrative
QUEEN OF AUTUMN 27472751810/11/20081/18/2020Fall - Nature
GRANDMA'S SHOES2740173151/15/20111/15/2020Grandparents, Grandmother, Grandfather - Missing You
THE ROGUE26448141/24/20101/7/2020Ballad - Narrative
UNSUNG HEROES25989136/10/20091/18/2020Inspirational Poems, Motivational - Life
REFLECTION25789271/5/20091/17/2020Life - Metaphor
THE CHILL FACTOR257731512/29/20081/18/2020Alliteration - Winter
THE QUEST2574123157/19/20101/17/2020Narrative - Sonnets
IN SHADES OF LAVENDER2574172910/19/20111/15/2020Nature - Short
KEEP SMILING255182712/11/20081/15/2020More Happy - Life
THE EAGLE2538143121/16/20101/7/2020Birds - Metaphor
FIVE MINUTES252316293/11/20111/12/2020Japanese Tsunami of 2011 - Nature
AN ELEGANT LADY24707125/28/20091/17/2020Life - Narrative
ONE OF A KIND2454123136/30/20101/11/2020Inspirational Poems, Motivational - Life
SUMMER STORM241711296/26/20101/11/2020Nature - Summer
HAITI: NOT FORGOTTEN24025291/31/20101/14/2020Sad, Grief, Sympathy, Broken Heart - Haiti Earthquake
A WISH FOR THE CHILD236011378/31/20091/17/2020Children, children's - Happy
PITTER-PATTER LITTLE FEET232321005/21/20121/8/2020Dogs - Friendship, Best Friend, Friend
MAN OF THE EARTH229711148/31/20101/13/2020Inspirational Poems, Motivational - Narrative
REDEMPTION223911115/15/20111/7/2020Inspirational Poems, Motivational - Dark Poems, Depressing Poems, Death
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